Recipes: Memorial Day Cocktails 2016
In some circles, it’s the official start of summer. In others, it is a time to pay reverence and salute those who have dutifully served in our United States Armed Forces. Whatever your occasion, we’ve taken the liberty to try out all of the cocktails suggested below and present them for your celebratory consideration. May you have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend!
Shake Aperol and gin with ice and pour into a chilled martini glass that has been rubbed with thyme sprig. Top with Pink Grapefruit Sparkling Ice. Garnish with thyme sprig.
Tanqueray No. TEN Green Machine
1.25 oz. Tanqueray No. TEN
3 oz. green juice
mint sprig for garnish
Blend greens, apple, and lemon together to create green juice. Pour green juice into glass, add Tanqueray No. TEN and stir. Garnish with a celery stalk or mint sprig.
Mix all ingredients and place into a punch bowl with a large ice block.
Le Grand Fizz
1 1/2 parts Grey Goose Vodka
1 part St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
3 lime wedges
1 parts chilled soda water
Build in an oversized cabernet wine glass with plenty ice. Add Grey Goose vodka, then squeeze three lime wedges and discard. Top with St. Germain and chilled soda water. Garnish with two lime wedges.